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the city through bank rupsy, facing off with the lgbt community and recent increase in officer-involved shootings but this arson might be toughest. >> attempt to instill fear failed. >> and he calls it a malicious act. and is leaving the building a turned out shell. this is the latest including someone breaking windows, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to causes me to believe this is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> neither the mayor nor investigators will speculate about why he's being targeted. he's been confronted over several shootings in this city and called on the attorney general to investigate. residents support him. >> he's hoping that things will go well. >> i think it's envelope that this criminal element is running rampant in the city. >> the city is concerned about his safety. >> police officers have provided he extra security. the lieutenant says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out. >> this is serious,
. >> there is a combination of low temperatures and low humidity there is city leaders deciding there was too much of a danger today. so the park is closed and this is not the only location where activity is being monitored with temperatures climbing the principal isn't making chances and put up shade for students and has them drinking plenty of water. the school has air kng and everyone is taking precautions. >> you limit play. and they don't do the soccer. and some of the sports or activities. and there is a smart move to stay in the shade. temperatures hot enough for public health officer to remind about heat dangers. >> this is important to watch anyone with heart disease and illnesses. they're at a higher risk. >> one of the popular downtown attractions in july is now a big hit in october. >> there is think be maybe it's open, but it's hot today. >> for some there is no escaping the weather. if you felt overheated imagine conditions for the crew on central road. >> it's like a sauna. you know? you don't need to go to a sauna after this. >> this is hot out there. the forecast calls for temperatures to coo
. the city council meeting filled with family and supporters accusing city leaders of dragging their feet and releasing details on the may 6th shooting and worse. >> this takes time. >> the city council member says the family deserves to know the truth. so does the public. >> people should let the process run its course its incumbent upon to us make sure we provide with the answer autos howard jordan claims he's doing his best and he leased a report on the investigation and in a statement says this will provide independent facts. >> this one that could have been given months ago. >> and representing the family in the wrongful death suit. he says the police report raises more questions than it answers. >> there is a number of them do not see a gun on the kid. >> the report also states there is bloomford -- in contradiction to other states saying he never fired a weapon. >> they want to know what happened. i'm trying to help them understand the circumstances surrounding their son's death. >> and this is after the abuse settlement 10 years ago. if you like to see the full report in this case
city council meeting where large crowd demanded answers in officer involved shooting. good evening. >> about half of that angry crowd was locked out of tonight oakland city council meeting tlvlt was talk of overflow room but none was made available. abc 7 news reporter was in the thick of it and he's live at oakland city hall for us right now. allen. >>reporter: two weeks ago the same demonstrators forced the city council to cancel their meeting. the plan this time by the city was to limit the seating so that police could control the crowd. city manager decision to close off the balcony for safety purposes setoff the crowd before the meeting even started. with limited seats the overflow crowd refused to watch on tv in a separate room. extra police were called in to guard the doors. l 30. will be no business as usual in oakland until there's justice for. >>reporter: they demand police report on the officer involved shooting death of 18-year-old allen bloom ford. police believe the high school senior had a gun when they shot him last may. >> we are just trying to get answer
] raucous night at the oakland city council meeting where large crowd demanded answers in officer involved shooting. good evening. >> about half of that angry wasd crowd was locked out of tonight oakland city council meeting tlvlt was talk of overflow room but none was made available. abc 7 news reporter was in the thick of it and he's live at oakland city hall for us right now. allen. >>reporter: two weeks ago the same demonstrators forced the city council to cancel their meeting. the plan this time by the city was to limit the thatsd control the crowd. city manager decision to close off the balcony for safety purposes setoff the crowd before the meeting even started. with limited seats overflo overflow crowd refused to watch on tv in a separate room. extra police were called in to guard the doors. l 30. will be no business as usual in oakland until there's justice for. >>reporter: they demand police report on the officer involved shooting death of 18-year-old allen bloom ford. police believe the high school senior had a gun when they shot him last may. >> we are just trying to
the shoreline. we'll pinpoint cities, coming up. >>> pardon my foggy voice blame the american league west champions, excuse me. golden gate bridge clear this morning, no fog and roadwork at the north portion of the span you may find yourself down to one lane in the southbound direction and northbound direction until 5:00 this morning. elsewhere, accident southbound 101 cesar chavez in san francisco blocking a lane, chp on scene. roadwork southbound through mill valley those bright lights are very distracting take extra care. >>> it has been a violent night in san jose. police are investigating the city's 35th and 36th homicides of the year latest shortly after midnight in east san jose many officers say a man standing with several people near a residence was hot to death by someone who approached them then ran. in downtown area a fight 100 block of south second street a man died at the hospital. >>> vallejo police investigating a deadly double shooting that may have result from a dispute between neighbors. one man is under arrest. amy hollyfield is live at the scene. >> reporter: i just s
. >>> they are cleaning up this morning arm oakland city hall after protesters went on a vandalism spree. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph at 6:00 last night. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses. plus, cars parked along the street. police say they were outnumbered and were not prepared to move in and make arrests without outside help. demonstrators dispersed before help could be brought in. amy hollyfield is there now and will bring a live report in 30 minutes. >>> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested saturday after violent stretch march are members of an anarchist gang. 20 arrests were made. police say they were assaulted with projectiles, including bags of rocks, mixed with paint. >>> protesters are planning a march and rally at san francisco's civic center when president obama appears at a fundraiser this evening the president is expected to arrive this afternoon at the inter-continental hotel. traffic restrictions in place near the hotel on fit and howard streets and civic auditorium. the pre
minnesota. showers around minneapolis and green bay. moving later into chicago and kansas city. >> 60s in the midwest. and 70s from albuquerque all the way to boise. >>> when we come back this morning, one of the worst cases of hoarding ever. we'll tell you where and show you just how bad it is. >>> and something new in the sugary beverage battle. get ready for soda machines that dispense calorie counts. >>> and the show must go on, they say. a qvc guest passes out on the air. but the co-host, he keeps on pitching. >>> welcome back, everyone. american airlines is promising improvement this morning. the bankrupt carrier's ceo admits the past couple of weeks have been rough on its passengers. but delays and cancellations, but its on-time performance last month was 25% worse than its major competitors. but ceo tom horton says american is working through its problems. >>> there is good news down the road for california drivers. analysts say wholesale gas prices are plunging, that's right, plunging. and retail prices should catch up later this week. the state is allowing refineries to switc
celebration will wrap-up today with huge crowds expected to enjoy another airshow by the blue angels. the city's annual christmas day parade. you have the blue grass, the orange and black, the red and gold. cornell joins us live from the embarcadero with more on that. hello. >> good morning, terry. this is one of those weekends no matter where you look in san francisco, something is going on. check it out. at&t park, giants versus cincinnati. playoff action tonight. a lot, a lot going on on the embarcadero. and check it out, this is the uss makin island. this is an amphibious assault vessel. nor on that in a moment. but first check out the fireworks display over san francisco last night. just beautiful. celebrating fleet week and those amazing blue angels who put on quite a show yesterday on the waterfront. don't forget about giants playoff action tonight at&t park. 49ers at the stick as well. folks coming in yesterday heeded warnings. they took public transportation. even though it was heading to watch america's cup yacht racing on the bay which starts again today at 1:45. let's talk about th
is known as a tollerant city but tonight what leaders said enough is enough whit comes to public nudity. introducing a measure restricting where people are allowed to be in the buff. abc 7 is live in the epicenter often in the castro. people will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he says his district, the castro has seen a skyrocketing increase in people who like to display their priv
with pedestrians. so, where to put the bicyclists? city officials are going to try a novel idea. northbound lane on the embarcadero closed down, just for bicyclists. they think it is good because they want to keep them often sidewalk away from the pedestrians. there are -- there are signs around the embarcadero flashing now warning people of how crowded it is going to be. the plan for the bicyclists has not been widely publicized this is a new idea. they are going to shutdown a lane between bay and washington starting tomorrow. really, the message is, just don't even try to drive a car down here on the embarcadero this weekend. the elite flight team will take to the skies saturday and sunday afternoon. some of the pilots say san francisco is one of their favorite cities to fly over. they ever a big event not necessarily the main event. they will be sharing the stage the america's cup semi finals sailing competition is expected to attract huge crowds especially down at marina green. then don't forget about the giants' playoff game tomorrow. crowds on the embarcadero trying to get to the stadium.
mark. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after occupy protesters combined with anti-war protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph, 6:00 last night, targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses plus cars. police say they were not prepared to move in and make arrests without outside help. demonstrators dispersed before help could be brought in. amy hollyfield is there now. she will bring a live report in 30 minutes. >>> authorities city some of the protesters took part in a violent street march saturday. police arrested 20 after marchers vandalized businesses, cars and other property. police say some threw rocks and paint at officers. >>> protesters demanding an immediate end to u.s. wars, occupieses and military assaults are planning a -- occupying shuns and military assaults are planning a rally where president obama will appear this afternoon. then a celebrity dinner and concert where the protest is planned. >>> traffic
more than 50 crepts in many bay area cities. some california gas prices are now more than a dollar above the national average. the price hike has been blamed on refinery problems in the state. today governor brown stepped in and asked refineries to switch to a winter blend of gas, and that would relief businesses and consumers. >> if it's right, that would have major impact on the price of gasoline. increasing our supply by 8 or 10% be plenty to bring down california prices to the normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> some drivers figure they have no choice but to pay the high prices. >> we live in a state that is very resticktive. costs more to build here, do business here, more to buy gas here. >> the major problem is california has just a few refineries that produce the low emission special fuel for the state and we're in a very vulnerable position when refinery accidents happen. >> now, senator feinstein is asking the federal trade commission to investigate the recent hike in gas pricesment she wants the ftc to establish a permanent market monitoring team. now, pro
in because the city determined high temperatures and low humidity make any activities here too dangerous. it has schools taking precautions and shades are up, teachers encouraging students to drink lots of water. the principle principal cancelled activities such as soccer during recess. and there are water fountains are a popular attraction. >> i was thinking hopefully, it's open. it's very, very, so hot today. >> the forecast calls forts to drop the ranger just told me the park will remain closed through tomorrow. >> and to get relief from the heat crowds are flocking to the beach. check out baker beach. there are people there bravely getting into the water. it's quite cold. and there is a san francisco man arrested for kidnapping a 9-year-old girl is now facing new charges. >> this 25-year-old accused in a second incident this one in daily city. and according to prosecutors he hid in a bathroom and took inappropriate photos of 9-year-old girls by reaching underneath the stall. is he in jail for groping another 9-year-old and carrying her off campus. investigators say she reported the c
of money to the city. there is already getting congestion out there. officials see a wind fall with the good weather, and events and the visitors deep pockets. >> there is expecting what visitors spend so this is going to mean a lot to the city. >> there are officials say as you're gathering if there is so much going on we barely have time to mention it all. there is all kinds of fun events this weekend. >> and there is just a little bit of a hardly, districtly blue grass. this is just guys that started playing. >> there is san francisco, are you ready? >> ready for what? >> there is fleet week and 49ers playing sunday and giants playing saturday and sunday. there is justin beeber playing saturday. ma donna, saturday, sunday. ucla playing cal. >> there is one million people trying to get from points a to b, then maybe c or d. >> there is here with hopes and fans. >> this is like a rally we're getting pumped up for post season. >> and there is blue grass music in kbronld gate park. there is a estimated 300,000 people. 91 acts. the program does not include this group. this itty b
>>> blue angels blaze across the san francisco skyline. the city is jam-packed for an eventful weekend. >>> just when you thought it couldn't get worse, prices at the pump reach a record high. >>> a murder mystery. a quiet east bay community, woman is found dead inside her home. abc-7 news starts now. >> ama: good afternoon. i'm ama daetz. more than a million people are descending upon the city by the bay for all the festivities, including the long-standing fleet week tradition. lisa amin gulezian was at the marina green where there's blue angels just flew over. >> that sound can only mean one thing. the blue angel ares are in town for fleet week, and all eyes are on the sky above the marina green. fleet week is a tradition that welcomes the u.s. navy, marine corps and the coast guard to san san francisco. nine american and canada vessels entered the bay and docked at peer 80. causing many to stop and stare because on this day there is plenty to see. >> we came in to see the giants and we came in early to see fleet week and see the blue angels and -- there's lots to do here. >>
on all of that. and occupy demonstrators return to city hall but this time they give themselves a deadline. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. let's start with a first quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> emeryville, temperatures in the 50s. the clouds are north from napa to sonoma and the numbers in the low 50s there. upper 50s elsewhere and the forecast this morning calls for temperatures to stay on the cool side under partly cloudy skies. by the afternoon once again it will be mild with low to mid-60s in the city. you head east, though, and numbers will climb to the 70s and a few high clouds from time to time, but not many. we are featuring a lot of sunshine. the weather system that's been spinning up the clouds remains offshore. it is going to get closer, but it has been delayed. we still have a few raindrops to talk about. terry. >> all right, lisa. thanks very much. san francisco's annual fleet week celebration will wrap-up today with huge crowds expected to enjoy another airshow by the blue angels and people will double up when the columbus day para
he was on break from school in oakley. and today is his birthday. >> there is in san francisco city hall, the board of supervisors meeting to decide the fate of ross mirkarimi. >> you're looking at a live picture from our cell 7 camera. hundreds have turned out to be a -- for a public comment session. >> supporters held a rally on the front steps of city hall. the boardq is expected to decide whether to up hol,m the edgics commission recommendation to remove him from the job, supporters say it was politically motivated. >> i realized this was a tacticÑi amongo othersb includig a suspension without pay that became a weapon to try to break>ok our spirits so we'd wak away fromxdxd being sheriff. >> and now, a abc 7 news reporter vick slee at city skmaul will bring updates as soon as they become available. >> president obama is in ohio fresh off a fund raising trip to san francisco, urging students at ohiolp statenot university to get out the vote directing them to buses to give them rides to early voting locj9s. today is the deadline to register to vote in ohio. there is a poll showin
. >>> supporters and fame of 18-year-old man killed by oakland police are planning to march to city hall this evening to address the city council little. he was fatally shot by police last may. supporters demonstrated last saturday demanding police release their report. he and two friends were stopped and searched the teen was shot three times when he tried to run. police say a gun was found near his body but the family claims it was planted. >>> milpitas leaders considering outsourcing the city's police department that is generating concerns in the community. a group of opponents calling themselves concerned citizens of milpitas vow to attend the meeting in aefrt to block the change. the -- in an effort to block the change. >>> the east contra costa fire district notified laid off firefighters in the state that it is hiring again and will begin recruiting. the district received a federal grant of nearly eight million dollars which means it started filling 15 positions it was forced to eliminate during budget cuts in july. it plans to hire decision al dozen firefighters. half the -- half
. he has made no secret he would like to take the team to san jose the city officially declared san francisco, giants' territory major league baseball looking at the issue for three years. wolf said if they don't make a decision soon, take it off the table, either hit it or quit it, i don't want to sit around waiting for the commission to make up its mind. the a's face a fine if it leaves the coliseum early and there is no place to go. no stadium in san jose that can handle a mlb team. it would take years to build. mayor quan is hoping to build a stadium in oakland maybe jack london square. for the time being looks like five years the a's will be staying in oakland. game today 12:35 against the rangers for the american league west title who would have thunk that? >> that is not the only exciting thing to do over the next few days and weekend. the america's cup racing is on the water this afternoon at 4:00, 11 teams will hold qualifying rounds for the america's cup world series competition that runs tomorrow through sunday. the best viewing from the village at marina green in san fra
be the toughest spot the embarcadero. city officials are going to throw a new factor in the sidewalk is going to be packed with pedestrians, where to put the bicyclists? they are going to try shutting down a lane on the embarcadero and remember is it just for bicyclists between bay and washington. they believe that's the safest way to go. it is going to make things worse for cars. the message is, do not bring your car to the embarcadero. everyone is coming to watch this. there they are the blue angels. they will be taking to the skies to perform saturday and sunday around 3:00. the elite flight team says it loves flying in san francisco as much as we love watching. huge crowds come out for them. they are not the only game in town this weekend. there will be -- they will be sharing the stage below on the water, the america's cup semi finals sailing competition will be going on expected to attract huge crowds especially at marina green. the races will be at 4:00 today and tomorrow. then 2:00 on sunday. of course, don't forget the giants they have a playoff game saturday. here's a look at where
. i'm ama dates. the protesters have now left the scene near oakland city hall. abc7 news reporter thomas roman was there and shows us what happened. >> this is damage to oakland city hall that was done by anti-war protesters organized by oakland occupy. the march and rally turned into protest against banks and cars. four cars were trashed. this bmw with a smashed windshield belongs to grace nguyen. >> i don't know what message they are sending. they need to educate themselves. i don't know how they believe they are part of the 1%. we are hard-working people, average people. >> the rally started at city hall at 6:00 p.m. and then 250 protesters marched up 14th street on a destructive rampage according to captain david downing. joy they went up franklin street and back down telegraph and back down to city hall. quickly smashed city hall and our police building here, and then immediately dissipated in different directions. >> they broke the windows at the at&t building and smashed windows at the recruiting station and threw bombs at the bank building along the way. they attacked the
and the jacket, 60 in oakland not too bad out there as well as san rafael, napa, 58 in the city, the coast 60°. we'll continue to see the onshore push numbers coming way down today compared to yesterday, already 17° cooler in fremont as well as 3° cooler warmer from napa to santa rosa, the trend will be this, low clouds and fog at the coast, the push will continue throughout the next couple of hours, then of course it will retreat, cooler pattern today, the end of the workweek into the weekend not a lot of change more seasonal numbers. then the slight chance of showers mainly in the north bay monday we have an upper level low off the coast, it is close enough to the bay area that it is allowing for temperatures to come down that onshore push and a dose of low clouds and fog sitting at the coast for much of the day. getting to partly cloudy skies later. this will certainly influence our weather through the weekend. not until monday we could see a few raindrops. 63 in the city, 69 oakland, 76 concord, 79 livermore, 77 san say 79, 63 in monterey, looking inland, -- around morgan hill, upper
. the investigation continuing here. >> there is oakland city officials insist the spike in violence will not be tolerated. they pleaded for witnesses to come forward anonymously and help police. five people were killed in oakland over an 18 hour period this week. >> and bart trains running on time this afternoon after a maintenance train and and and again, the trains are running on time this afternoon. >> more west nile virus news that is not good. there are five more birds and a chicken tested positive in five cities. the cities are discovery bay, brentwood, pleasant hill and walnut creek, vector control says the stifeling heat brings an increase in the mosquitoes that spread the virus. >> two people have tested positive this year. >> and there is a class action suit claims the fee is a tax and should require a two thirds vote from the legislature, governor brown calls it a fee to help with the budget deficit. >> and a group of people in the south bay is urging google to remove a video clip from you tube related to a film that is sparking violence around the globe. >> happening now
into the city to take part with the high profile events. along with the blue angels, you have the america cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30. both tonight and tomorrow the castro street fair, the italian heritage parade tomorrow. abc7 news reporter cornell is live this morning on how to get where you want to go. that's good information. >> who says there's in the enough to do in san francisco, right, teary? so many events, so many people. as you see, we are live here on the marina green, soon-to-be the center of it all for events like america cup's yacht racing. here you see the event tents already set up. and fleet week action with the blue angels. of course, it will all mean gridlock on the roads where there will be lane closers on the embark dear row. and don't forget the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. thousands of people expected to go in as well. some say they are feeling lucky, they will bring the car into the city. others will let muni do the driving. >> we
thousands of damage to the city. >> just makes me feel terrible about what's happening in oakland. >> matthew, like many in oakland believe the city has seen enough violence and protests. >> there is÷úzeez a lot of great things happening. >> this took a back seat. he woke up to learn city hall had been the target of protestors intent on causing damage. >> when there are people breaking glass and destroying property it takes away frop exciting things happening oakland.ym >> there is an employ each is $20,000. demonstrators broke 12. this atm on the end of a raid. there is no match for the force. police say 200 used bricks and pipes to smash and crash through downtown. this time, vandals added something new to theirxd arsenal. paint. íç thick goog# y hall. íç thick goog# y policeç have been criticized for response to protests and has been under a microscope since the threat of a possible federal take over.eij-with no wo arrests. >> we don't feel we can approach the crowd of too. and without the officers getting hurt and also, innocent civilians, then, we have to t
cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. it's to help people with poverty in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. make sure they can realize the value of one another? >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, seeks to mock mitt romney's commitment to eliminate public television. the ad says, quote, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. the v.p. candidates joe biden and paul ryan go at it this thursday, at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> let's go to josh and the other top stories. >> good morning, all of you. we're going to begin with new information on the growing meningitis outbreak. this morning, the cdc now confirms eight deaths out of 105 cases, those cases spread across the nine states that you see highli
communicate with the people in the neighborhood. they look out for us. >> communicate. that is what city leaders are trying to do. >> many are reluctant to come forward with information. >> there is a effort to reduce crime and there is a a number of those killed by gun violence to 906789 today the department introduced tip watch there is a new tool to fight crime. >> the goal tips can not be identified by police. the information inen crypted and web secure. the service allows information to be sent via text messaging or e mail. and there is saying community involvement is the key. >> there is a shift for those in the community. >> we're look at west oakland differently and bringing economy here. >> making them feel empowered. there is the police department remains under scrutiny. and now, attorneys suing the city have until midnight to file a motion requesting the feds take over the police department. >> and there is killers on the lose after two separate murders last night. police say man was not breathing downtown and there is about four hours later a man shot to death at a birthday p
to city hall but this time they announce a departure date. i'm terry mcsweeney in for carolyn tyler. let's take a quick look at the. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> yesterday was beautiful. today starting off with a little built of fog. temperatures cool, low 50s north. but for today we are expecting still that area of low pressure to stay offshore so that will allow for a mix of clouds and sun with low to mid-60s coastside into the mid-70s the inland valleys and then a sharp cooling trend as we get to the evening hours and sunset. but we are still looking for the system to move closer to the coast, move over parts of the bay area and spread not only cloud cover, but still the chance of showers. timing is changed, though. i'll tell you good it coming up. terry. >> thank you very much. the annual fleet week celebration will wrap-up today with huge crowds expected to enjoy another airshow by the blue angels. and then will double up when the columbus day parade moves through north beach. we are joined live from the embarcadero with more on all of the stuff. good morning, cornell. >> hey
mateo bridge eastbound from foster city boulevard towards the flat section roadwork, no slowing. marin county southbound roadwork has lucky drive off-ramp closed until 6:00. >>> berkeley firefighters investigating the cause of overnight fire they battled at a duplex. amy hollyfield is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning this is a huge fire. police officers had to run inside the burning building and save a woman who was in a wheelchair and couldn't get out there were a total of five people inside this building. the firefighters are describing it as a duplex. the red cross is taking care of five people everyone did get out okay. firefighters got the call 12:15 this morning h this is off of ashby berkeley. they had heavy fire out of the back of the building. two story building, deep lot, they were worried about it spreading. part of the building did collapse they had to take a defensive stance. their first concern was rescuing the wheelchair-bound woman. >> the police officers who removed her, reported that the heat and smoke were just above their heads. they entered into an a
fadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to selling your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross family. brian, his wife lauren, dog layla and that's their baby, who often gets into the car through the trunk. doesn't take long to figure out why they need to sell their car. >> it's a disaster. >> reporter: so, if your wife wanted to get in here she would have to sit like this, right? she would have to be, like, in the fetal position. the blue book value for the car is $9,000, but a local car dealer offered him four. he thinks it's worth more. so, brian is trying to sell it himself, putting up signs, listing it online at auto t
minnesota. >> just 47 in the twin cities. 50s for much of the midwest and central plains. 77 in dallas. and 80s from new orleans to new york. 60s from salt lake city to seattle. >>> and when we come back this morning, with all the talk about jobs, we get some all-important numbers later today. >>> then, more coffee, more jobs. starbucks announcing ambitious, new plans. >>> and lights, camera, will you marry me? what might be one of the most intricate wedding proposals ever. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, from wall street to the campaign trail, the big focus is today's release of the september employment report, the next-to-last one before the election. and it is likely to show more jobs created last month than in august. but not by much. and ahead of the numbers we get another snapshot on jobs. the number of americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly for the week. up to 377,000. >>> if you thought mortgage rates couldn't go any lower, think again. rates have tumbled to all-time lows for the second-straight week, falling as the federal reserve buys bonds t
bikes and pedestrians with all the events if you are coming to the city you might want to make alternate plans that will not be a good route. bart extra trains for the events this weekend. golden gate ferry added another giant boat for the giants' playoff game many muni as extra buses. pardon my voice i'm still a little shakey from the a's game the other day. we'll be back with more in a bit. >>> a lot more on that coming up. if you are filling your gas this morning, bay area gas prices are leaping toward record levels. terry mcsweeney is live in menlo park with new numbers. >> reporter: they are saying we haven't seen nothing yet. take a look at prices here at this gas station in menlo park many you can see the $5.05 for self-serve regular. lower right hand corner, $5.79 full serve supreme. if you want go that route, you can. folks, it is not this bad everywhere else but it is heading this way. take a look at some prices average prices around the bay area you see oakland $4.52. compared to the good old days of $4.34, the price yesterday. san francisco about the same, san jose at $4.53.
city, this is "nightline," october 5th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. you might find them going door to door in a neighborhood near ewe. young men in shirts and ties, hoping to convert people to the church of jesus christ of latter day saints. one of the fastest growing religions in the world. this work is part of a demanding two-year right of passage, a journey once taken by mitt romney. abc's bob woodruff brings us this look inside. [ knocking ] >> hi, how are you doing today? >> we're missionaries from the church -- >> reporter: the two-year mission is a right of passage for most young mormon men. >> have you ever seen missionaries in this neighborhood before? >> reporter: there are 55,000 missionaries, serving around the world. and the church allowed our team rare access into their world for two days. of door knocking, teaching -- >> called the vision of the tree of life. >> reporter: and community service. >> i am a mormon. >> i'm a mormon. >> reporter: mormons have never been so visible. while mitt romney's presidential candidacy may have ushered in a mormon moment i
. >> ama: events in both the sky and the sea. the cities filled to capacity, and transit agencies are carrying the load this big bay weekend. good evening, i'm ama daetz. thank you for joining us. let's head outside and tike -- take a live look at the objection on the embarcadero. there has been a but rush of people out for this jam-packed weekend and so far the city is proving it can handle it. sir glois the middle of the action. >> by some estimates there are about a million people that are supposed to be coming into the city today, and that's because there's so many things going on this weekend. i was checking out twitter. it's actually trending with its own hash tag, big bay weekend. jets soaring overhead are usually the only things oddexes have to pay attention to on fleet week but on day two of this by bay weekend the jets had some competition. >> we come down here every year see the blue angels and americas cup was here, too. >> from marina dreams, fans got a prerare air show, then the teams set sail for the latest stage of the competition. >> when it's on tv we watch it, b
this morning around oakland city hall after 250 protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars around 6 p.m.. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses, plus cars parked along the street. there are no reports of any arrests. >>> vigil will be held tonight for a hercules woman found stabbed in her home. 55-year-old susie ko was found friday night the murder weapon has not been found. the family is holding a memorial for the retired schoolteacher tonight at 8:30 on ash court in hercules. the family is trying to find her killer through social media. they are asking you to keep an eye open for her light blue 2011 subaru outback. >>> cities are experiencing long delays this morning a computer connection problem is preventing alaska from checking in passengers other airports in portland, spokane and los angeles in seattle where alaska is the dominant carrier passengers are being checked in manually. we checked the bay area's airports an hour ago, none are reporting problems. >>> right now, san jose-based gro
playoffs where the for the a's and giants. -- big time fans rallied in front of oakland city hall yesterday to cheer on the green and gold a's play in front of a sell-out crowd tonight first pitch 6:07 a's down two games to none, players and fans are confident they won't be swept in the best of five series. giants also down two games to none. first pitch today at 2:37 our time. giants battling reds and history no team in the national league has won three straight road games to advance to the league championship series. vogelsong gets his first ever post-season start today. when there's a game four, zito will get the start. >> you got that start some has never been done in the national league, time for the giants to do it. >> right. mike orange tie to support that spirit. [ unintelligible ] >>> partly sunny, 60°, going to be a cool day in oakland, even a cool evening. let's talk about three mile visibility santa rosa, quarter mile in novato, fog developing in the north bay also the north bay where we are watching the rain now as you can see it is still ash. ing offshore -- arching offshore
, grab the jacket it will be sunny, numbers in the low 60s in the city upper 60s oakland, 74 palo alto, 79 in livermore today, gilroy 74. and we are looking at the numbers to feel more like autumn today the warmest day of the next seven numbers cooling further into tomorrow the first portion of the workweek blue angels and america's cup with a good breeze along the bay. >>> still ahead, building catches on fire and a family is trapped inside. the new video showing their daring escape from their third story apartment to get away. >>> first, moving is going green. michael finney takes a look at the new business letting customers make packing eco-friendly. >>> 12 after 6:00 looking at a live picture of the bay bridge there's some trouble there in the east bay in morning there i was bart maintenance vehicle got stuck on the tracks there in oakland. it is now cleared. but the residual affects continue. we are hearing bart delays of about 40, 45 minutes in the east bay keep in mind as you go through your commute if you want to call the boss say you will be a little late, we'll back you up th
. it happened just before 9:00 this morning at st. andrews catholic church on southgate avenue in daly city. we're live tonight at san francisco general hospital where the victims were taken. tomas? reporter: the six-year-old girl died here at san francisco general hospital after being brought here by paramedics. the two other adult female victims are hospitalized here and the police are not releasing names of victims out of respect for the families. >> the little girl died. oh, my god. >> he just learned a six-year-old girl was hit by a minimum minimum -- minivan tied. it happened as children were leaving a religion class. >> two mothers were victims. they were lying dish saw them lying one on the grass and one on the pavement, and then the -- i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw she child, she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital, where the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family is their child knew the little girl. >> the girl und
on southgate avenue in daly city. we're live tonight at san francisco general hospital where the victims were taken. tomas? reporter: the six-year-old girl died here at san francisco general hospital after being brought here by paramedics. the two other adult female victims are hospitalized here and the police are not releasing names of victims out of respect for the families. >> the little girl died. oh, my god. >> he just learned a six-year-old girl was hit by a minimum minimum -- minivan tied. it happened as children were leaving a religion class. >> two mothers were victims. they were lying dish saw them lying one on the grass and one on the pavement, and then the -- i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw she child, she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital, where the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family is their child knew the little girl. >> the girl under the van, it was my son's classmate. reporter: paisher ins were shocked
claiborne. good morning to you, sir. >> good morning, dan and bianna. breaking news from new york city. five terror suspects extradited from britain are on new york soil. the men arrived in new york city early this morning. two will be in court later today in connecticut. the best known of them is able hamza al masri. he is charged for trying to set up a training camp in oregon. >>> and we have breaking news out of the vatican, that scandal that rocked the vatican. pope benedict's butler convicted this morning of stealing the pope's private documents and leaking them to a journalist. lama hasan joins us with all of the details from london. good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning to you, ron. today, the three judges presiding over this case took just an hour and ten minutes in deliberations. and the verdict, guilty of theft. now, the pope's butler, paolo gabriele, has been sentenced to one year and six months in an italian prison. that's less than was expected, which was a sentence of four years. when the sentence was read, he showed no emotion. the pope's butler had been arrested in ma
locksmith will stop selling master keys to some of the most sensitive locks in the city, including the world trade center site. the keys are meant for firefighters and city officials to access electrical panels, elevators and subway stations. a "new york post" reporter bought a set on ebay for $150. scary that can get in the hands of the wrong person for $150. >> that is alarming. >>> it is time, now, for the weather from across this great nation. severe storms, with gusty winds and hail, from cincinnati to pittsburgh and lexington. showers with peeks of sunshine from new york to d.c. thunderstorms in the carolinas, georgia and florida. and more record heat in the southwest. >> this great nation. you go, paula. and, my fellow americans, 102 in phoenix. 94 in sacramento. mostly 80s in the rockies. upper 60s and 70s from the midwest to the east coast. >>> and when we come back this morning, the major food recall that just got a lot bigger. >>> also, a recall of some of the most popular cars in america. 600,000 hondas that need a fix to prevent a possible fire. >>> also this morning, here comes
after hurricane katrina. compared to new york city residents after september 11th. >> what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? where is your money? makes no sense. tells me the bullet hasn't been taken out. tells me somehow the people down in new orleans don't care about as much. >> the obama campaign was quick to fire back this morning. fox news reported on it five years ago. it's a silly and desperate attempt by republicans to try to get us away from talking about real issues. >> the debate will focus on domestic issues and the economy will be front and center, 50 people people are expected to watch. >> and you can watch the debate right here tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. there is warm weather still with us. >> now, the accuweather update. >> the cool down has begun. there is some upper 80s and low 90s it's still 61 m n.half moon bay. there is fog return together coast flowing forcefully throughout the golden gate and temperatures have dropped sharply. san francisco has a temperature right now of 24 degrees lower than the reading at this hour yesterday. it's 13 de
a rally at city hall and called for his removeal. and he his wife called this case a political witch hunt. the meeting is tomorrow afternoon at 2:00. >> there is a judge postponing a hearing to determine how much pacific gas and electric should be fined for the explosion. the california public utilities commission wants the hearing suspended so it can negotiate a deal in private upsetting assemblyman jerry hill. and the judge will decide next monday whether to delay the hearing. >> you could see relief at the gas pump, the governor allowing refineries to begin producing a cheaper winter blend of gasoline, shell martinez oil refinery tells axe bc 7 news it will make the switch as soon as it can but cautions it's not as easy as just flipping a switch. there is a live report on when we can see prices drop is at 5:00. >> and there are investigators looking for clues in a murder of a herk kul use -- hercules woman. her family says she was stabbed. police spent the day combing her home for clues. the family and frendz will held a memorial vij yint yil tonight at 8:30. and there is an update com
. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars. that's how much the president raised in san francisco in just one day. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel where 25 people paid 40,000 dollars each for a meet and greet with the president. those who didn't want to fork out that kind of cash made their way to the bill gram civic auditorium for one of 2 events. 20,000 dollar per plate dinner and 200 dollar per person rally. people say because of the president lack luster debit performance last week, the support and money are needed now more than ever. >> after th
debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars. that's how much the president raised in san francisco in just one day pres. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel where 25 people paid 40,000 dollars each for a meet and greet with the president. those who didn't want to fork out that kind of cash made their way to the bill gram civic auditorium for one of 2 events. 20,000 dollar per plate dinner and 200 dollar per person rally. people say because of the president lack luster debit performance last week, the support and money are n
and city councilmembers pitched in to offer reward the dog has a microchip. >>> just ahead, major milestone for facebook. the status update mark you canner -- mark zuckerberg made this morning. >>> rare and beautiful sight, a's fans line up t >>> facebook now has more than a billion users. mark zuckerberg made that status update this morning. he acknowledges the company is going through a bit of a rough patch. today the stock is trading about $22 per share down from $38 when it debuted. >>> today at 3:00 on katie top woman at facebook sits down for a one-on-one. chief operator officer sheryl sandberg opens up to katie today at 3:00 followed by abc7 news at 4:00. >>> bay area and baseball world still buzzing over the remarkable aren't by the a's. fans got in line early to buy tickets to see the a's play the tiger in the american league division series next week in oakland. the a's beat the rangers yesterday to win the al west championship, capping improbable regular season most experts predicted the a's to finish last. >> the a's best of pfizer reese against the tigers begins saturday in det
in cupertino the city's blue flag at the community center is flying at half-staff today the mayor says it is a great way to acknowledge jobs' profound local impact. >>> union square's newest clothing store is open for business this morning. a japanese store offering apparel in a rainbow of colors it opened before 10:00 on powell street a block south of union square. the new store will have the so-called magic mirror it lows customers try on one jacket and electronically the color to see how it looks in another color. >> fascinating. >>> increasing clouds in the north bay. sunny out there in parts of the bay, as you look towards our high-definition emeryville camera you can see filtered sun. how that will impact the forecast today and the weekend. >>> san francisco's busiest weekend is officially underway. the music is playing in golden gate park, it is great and it is free. i'm amy hollyfield i'll >>> the busiest weekend of the year is in store for san francisco a million are expected to visit. amy hollyfield joins us live from golden gate park. >> reporter: this is poor man's whiskey
of control. amy hollyfield is live to tell house is behind it. >> reporter: take a look at city hall. they haven't even boarded up the doors here yet. still huge holes where they bashed in the windows here and vandals didn't stop here. they also bashed in windows at several buildings downtown at&t building, police rhee ing station. they stuck to the -- to the area around city hall, franklin, 20th, they trashed four cars on franklin and one of the owners was disgusted. >> i don't know what message they are sending. they need to educate themselves. we are just hardworking people, average people. >> reporter: this started as an occupy oakland rally 6:00 last night there was anti-war protesters thrown in. police say they weren't expecting this, they didn't have enough officers ready to go for such a violent protest. it happened so quickly, it lasted 30 minutes, a little up to an hour. they didn't have enough time to call in mutual aid. they said they generally had to stand back and not move in. private security has been called. there's an officer stationed here in front of city hall keep
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